MVC Women's Rodeo Wins Second Rodeo of the SeasonPosted April 14, 2014
Marshall, Mo. (April 14, 2014)- The Missouri Valley College rodeo teams competed at the University of Tennessee-Martin rodeo over the weekend. The MVC women’s team won its second rodeo of the season and the men’s team placed second.
Leading the women’s team to a championship were Senior Mackenzie Corrigan (Toddville, Iowa) who placed first and Senior Shyanne Masters (Leon, Iowa) who placed second in goat tying and Junior Twyla Reid (Albion, Ill.) who placed second in breakaway roping.
On the men’s side Freshman Fenton Nelson (Iowa Falls, Iowa) placed second in steer wrestling, Senior Ben Runyon (Tallula, Ill.) placed third in calf roping and Sophomore Dalton Kingery (Monroe, Iowa) placed third in saddle bronc riding.
The women’s team won the rodeo by 20 points over Cossatot Community College. The MVC men’s team finished second behind host UT-Martin.
The regular season has wrapped up for the rodeo teams. The men’s team finished as the runners-up in the Ozark Region to UT-Martin and the women’s team placed fourth.
Next on the rodeo schedule is the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyo., which takes place June 15-21 at the Casper Events Center.
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